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Michie Yana-Berger

Originally from Japan with family roots in the Sino-Russian town of Harbin, Michie is passionate about food from different cultures, especially her native Japanese and kosher cuisine. For nearly twenty years she's built a career as a financial analyst. She is married to Jeff, rabbi of a Sephardic congregation in Borehamwood.

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Hagit Yaso

Website: www.hagityaso.co.il/en/home

Winner of the ninth season of 'Israel Idol', Hagit incorporates music from around the world and performs songs in Hebrew, Amharic, English and Moroccan. She is currently working on her debut album. Hagit appears courtesy of Oleh! Records - Israel's Music Export Office (www.israelmusicexport.com).

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Yael Yechieli

For the last decade, Yael has worked as a group facilitator in various programmes that deal with Israeli and Jewish identity. She is a social activist in the fields of religion and state relations, feminist Judaism and liberal politics. She lives in Jerusalem and loves it.

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Rony Yedidia-Clein

Organisation: Embassy of Israel
Website: www.embassyofisrael.co.uk

Rony is Director of Public Diplomacy at the Embassy of Israel in London. She previously served in Istanbul and Moscow, and more recently as Deputy Consul General at the Consulate General of Israel to New England, and as Senior Representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to the Population and Immigration Authority.

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Tzemah Yoreh

Organisation: Clal - National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership
Website: modernscriptures.com

Tzemah studied Bible and Comparative Literature at Hebrew University in Jerusalem where he earned his PhD in 2004. He has written many books on biblical criticism and humanist liturgy. He is a resident at the CLAL institute for Jewish Leadership in New York.

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Debbie Young-Somers

Organisation: Movement for Reform Judaism
Website: www.rabbidebbie.co.uk

Debbie is Community Educator at the Movement for Reform Judaism. She has also been/is a congregational rabbi, dialogue facilitator, educator, crafter, Buber Fellow at Paideia in Stockholm, mum and wife. She is interested in helping everyone find what excites them about their Judaism, and will help them live life well!

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